Session 148:
Paradox of Better Health and Lower Mortality among Immigrants

Saturday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Manhattan Ballroom
8th floor

Chair: Kyriakos S. Markides, University of Texas Medical Branch
Discussant: Karl Eschbach, University of Texas Medical Branch

  1. The Latino Health Paradox: A Cross-Generational ComparisonSteven Alvarado, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. Race and Hispanic Origin Reporting on Death Certificates in the United States: Status and EffectsElizabeth Arias, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; William S. Schauman, U.S. Census Bureau; Paul Sorlie, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

  3. Infant Mortality and the Hispanic Paradox: A Meta-AnalysisJamie Chatman, Rice University; Katharine M. Donato, Vanderbilt University; Rudy Guerra, Rice University

  4. Migration and the Risk Transition: The Influence of Time on Health of Migrant Communities in BelgiumPatrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Sylvie Gadeyne, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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